Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Ruth Holcomb, 16, masters Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike race

Ruth Holcomb is young, but she competes with the skill of a veteran and the speed of riders in their prime. The 16-year-old from Durango blew past the professional women’s mountain bike field...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Final day of Iron Horse ends with smiles despite storm

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was able to fit most of the morning races into its final day, but the final two, the mountain bike race and the cruiser criterium, were both impacted by an afternoon...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stephan Davoust dominates Iron Horse Bicycle Classic mountain bike race

Stephan Davoust said he had never stood on top of a podium at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in his hometown of Durango. That changed Sunday. The 24-year-old professional mountain biker has had a...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bike from Durango to ski at Purgatory? Why not?

If you ask Finn Skowlund which he likes more – biking or skiing – he may give you a puzzled look. He’s never had to choose. The 12-year-old has been biking around Durango most of his life. He likes...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse Citizen Tour features skiers, a suit and lots of friends

Brayden Harms and his father, Dan, knew that Saturday’s Citizen Tour as part of the 48th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic would present a unique challenge: beat the train and get a run in down Paradise...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sarah Sturm wins women’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in landslide

SILVERTON – Sarah Sturm stood in Silverton after a second-place finish at last year’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic professional women’s road race having ridden a borrowed road bike that she clipped...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Griffin Easter wins the 48th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

SILVERTON – Nobody knew when three breakaway riders had gotten away from the peloton halfway into the race. It wasn’t until a group of 10 chase riders could look up at Coal Bank Pass that they...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse: The brand that launches tourism season

Pretty much every business in Durango banks on the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic for a strong entry into summer. But even more important, business owners and business leaders say the cycling classic,...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The early-bird riders of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

As the popularity of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has boomed over the last two decades, a new trend has emerged among citizen riders. Roughly 2,500 Citizen Tour participants make their annual...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pros picking Ned Overend

Perhaps the only racer who doesn’t think Ned Overend will win Saturday’s Iron Horse Bicycle Classic professional men’s road race from Durango to Silverton is Overend himself. “I’m not that wound up...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Will Hardrock 100 be canceled because of too much snow?

While the weather was able to cooperate at the last minute to make for a successful Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the future of Southwest Colorado’s other premier summer sporting event remains in...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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